Abyssal Plain: Definition & Facts


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What is not true of abyssal plains?

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1. Abyssal plains are covered in what?

2. Where are abyssal plains located in relation to other ocean floor features?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This lesson and quiz will go over key information about the ocean's abyssal plain. After you've read the lesson, use the quiz questions at the end to test your understanding of key pieces of information related to abyssal plains. Some things you'll be tested on include qualities of abyssal plains and where they are located in the ocean.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on:

  • Characteristics of abyssal plains
  • Where abyssal plains are located
  • Animals that live in abyssal plains
  • Timelines of abyssal plain development

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - recall important information from the lesson on the characteristics and location of abyssal plains
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about sea creatures in a different light
  • Knowledge application - apply the knowledge you've gained from the lesson to answer questions about the characteristics and location of abyssal plains

Additional Learning

To learn more about this area of the ocean, review the corresponding lesson on Abyssal Plain: Definition & Facts. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Characteristics of abyssal plains
  • Location of abyssal plains
  • Animal life found in abyssal plains